Feb 21, 2008 - Sale 2137

Sale 2137 - Lot 377

Price Realized: $ 360
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 350 - $ 500
(WHEATLEY, PHILLIS.) RENRO, G. HERBERT. Life and Works of Phillis Wheatley. With a Sketch of the Life of Mr. Renfro by Leila Amos Pendleton. Portrait frontispiece. 8vo, later gilt-stamped black leather-grained cloth, light damp-staining and wrinkling to the terminal text leaf. Washington, D.C.: [for the author], 1916

Additional Details

first edition. A scarce bio-bibliography which prints, for the first time, the correspondence between Phillis Wheatley and Obour Tanner, another African-American. A copy of a letter from Wheatley to Obour Tanner was sold by Swann in 2005.